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Lentil and Mushroom Meatballs

It began with a bang—the aforementioned explosion that rattled my place like an earthquake. Then came ten inches of snow, hushing the city save for some eerily low, rumbling snow thunder. The roads cleared; we went out on Friday night for dinner and a show. On the way home, we pulled forward at a green light […]

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10 Toxic Foods That Can Harm You

We often consider raw vegetables, seeds, and seafood because the healthiest options because they contain plenty of vitamins and omega-3 carboxylic acid. What we don’t know is that a number of these foods also contain toxins that may be potentially deadly. Have a glance at the list that silver lining made for you to test what percentage of those points you didn’t know. 1. Cassava Also called yuca or manioc, cassava could be […]

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West African Peanut Soup

I know that peanut butter, tomatoes and collard greens may seem like a regrettable combination, but I hope you’ll trust me on this one. This homely soup is good—so good that I’m almost tempted to: Put on my big puffy coat. Shovel my car out from under 10 inches of snow. Drive to the store […]

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Tomato, Olive and Chickpea Quesadillas with Dill Yogurt Dip

Confession: if it weren’t for this blog, I would probably subsist on quesadillas. Any time inspiration and leftovers are running low, I’ll stuff a tortilla with cheese and whatever else I can scrounge up in the vegetable crisper and call it a meal. Quesadillas, literally queso tortillas in Spanish, originated in Mexico, along with so many other tasty […]

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Kale, Black Bean & Avocado Burrito Bowl

Last week, Cookie and I zoomed up to Minneapolis to visit a friend. It was a long drive, long enough to justify lots of seat squirming as all the hills and trees started looking the same, but we made it there and we made it back. In between, we explored the city with my college […]

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Erin’s Baked Eggs on a Bed of Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Hello from the other side. I’ve been hardcore geeking out over technical website stuff since my site went down last Friday. My mind is still swimming with technical gobbledegook (I’ll spare you the details), but everything seems to be stable now. This website is basically my four-year-old baby so I get really stressed out when […]

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Caramelized Peach and Oat Pancakes

Ever watched a good peach go bad? It’s a real tragedy. Some gorgeous organic peaches withered away on my kitchen counter last week. Those peaches sprouted some unsightly fuzz as they waited their turn to be used in a blog recipe. It’s my fault. I forgot how quickly a good peach can go bad. I […]

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11 Signs That Your Food Has Gone to the Dark Side

According to research, 1 in 10 people within the world has a minimum of once suffered from mild food poisoning in a year. The freshness of the products in your home is crucial to yours and your family’s health. And sometimes you’ll be able to figure it out with just a straightforward glass of water. Here at consolation, we are big on eating healthy and fresh, […]